Adventures in Ocean Exploration From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah s Flood In an era when satellite photographs chart even the most remote landmasses in astonishing detail we often think of the world as being mostly explored but in fact the vast majority of our planet lies

  • Title: Adventures in Ocean Exploration : From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
  • Author: Robert D. Ballard Malcolm McConnell
  • ISBN: 9780792279921
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In an era when satellite photographs chart even the most remote landmasses in astonishing detail, we often think of the world as being mostly explored, but in fact the vast majority of our planet lies unrevealed beneath the ocean In this watery wilderness, an environment every bit as inaccessible as space, Dr Robert Ballard has pursued an extraordinary dual career as anIn an era when satellite photographs chart even the most remote landmasses in astonishing detail, we often think of the world as being mostly explored, but in fact the vast majority of our planet lies unrevealed beneath the ocean In this watery wilderness, an environment every bit as inaccessible as space, Dr Robert Ballard has pursued an extraordinary dual career as an outstanding marine scientist and a pioneering discoverer One of our leading oceanographers and National Geographic s Explorer in Residence, Ballard tells of plunging 12,000 feet to the floor of the Atlantic, finding new life in the superheated water around active volcanoes on the Pacific seabed, and locating scores of wrecks, from Homeric galleys to the Nazi battleship Bismarck We peer from the cramped cabin of a research submarine at bioluminescent fish glowing in the sunless depths, gasp for air as the bathyscaph Archimede fills with acrid smoke miles beneath the surface of the sea, and join a crack team of technicians on the bridge of a research ship as they fly a state of the art unmanned submersible over the Titanic s ghostly hull Capturing all of the irresistible lure of the sea in 200 vivid illustrations and a lively text that spans thousands of years of seafaring and oceanography, this is a book as expansive as its subject, filled with fascinating information, stirring history, and a full measure of the infectious excitement of discovery Robert Ballard knows so well.

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    1. Robert D. Ballard Malcolm McConnell says:

      Robert Duane Ballard born June 30, 1942 in Wichita, Kansas is a former commander in the United States Navy and an oceanographer who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology He is most famous for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the wreck of the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998 Most recently he discovered the wreck of John F Kennedy s PT 109 in 2003 and visited the Solomon Islander natives who saved its crew Ballard is also great grandson of American Old West lawman Bat Mastersonom see alsoliterati Ballard nationalgeographic fiehievement autodoc pa



    2 thoughts on “Adventures in Ocean Exploration : From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood

    1. I'm a huge fan of Dr Ballard and enjoy following his career so naturally I enjoyed reading this autobiography. If you have a sense of adventure or you enjoy stories of ocean exploration and famous ships such as Titanic or Bismarck then you will also enjoy reading this book.

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